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'''Margaret Anna Cusack''' (born 6 May 1829 in a house at the corner of Mercer Street and York Street (now known as Cusack Corner), Dublin, Ireland – died 5 June 1899), also known as Sister '''Mary Francis Cusack''' and '''Mother Margaret''', was first an Irish Anglican nun, then a Roman Catholic nun, and then a nun|Religious Sister, and the founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. By 1870 more than 200,000 copies of her works which ranged from biographies of saints to pamphlets on social issues had circulated throughout the world, the proceeds from which went towards victims of the Great Irish Famine and helping to feed the poor.
AliasSister Mary Francis Cusack
Mother Margaret
Birth date6 May 1829
Birth placeMercer Street/York Street, Dublin, Ireland
Death date5 June 1899 (aged 70)
Death placeLeamington Spa, England, UK
OccupationFoundress of Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace religious congregation}}
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